Category Archives: California

To What Extent Does Income Affect Voting Behavior When Accounting For Race?

In heavily Hispanic Californian neighborhoods, wealth had no relationship with voting patterns in the 2008 United States presidential election and the 2010 California gubernatorial election. Continue reading

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The Socially Conservative State of…California?

In the past four years Californians have voted against gay marriage, marijuana, and the abolition of the death penalty. Continue reading

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Vote Yes on Proposition 40: State Senate Redistricting Referendum

This proposition is a referendum on the State Senate districts drawn by California’s citizens redistricting commission. A “Yes” vote on Proposition 40 would indicate approval of the districts as drawn. A “No” vote on Proposition 40 would reject the districts drawn by the commission. Continue reading

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Vote No on Proposition 39: Multistate Business Taxes

This is the tenth part of a series of posts analyzing California’s propositions: Vote Yes on Proposition 30 – Jerry Brown’s Budget Plan Vote No on Proposition 31 – Changes to State Budgeting Vote No on Proposition 32 – Union-busting … Continue reading

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Vote No on Proposition 38 – Molly Munger’s Tax Initiative

Proposition 30 is the good proposition, Proposition 38 the bad one. Vote yes on Proposition 30 and no on Proposition 38. Continue reading

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Vote No on Proposition 37: Genetically Engineered Food

Producers can, on their own initiative, label their foods as non-genetically engineered. The same purpose that Proposition 37 attempts to accomplish would then be served. Continue reading

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Vote No on Proposition 36: Three Strikes Law

This is the seventh part of a series of posts analyzing California’s propositions: Vote Yes on Proposition 30 – Jerry Brown’s Budget Plan Vote No on Proposition 31 – Changes to State Budgeting Vote No on Proposition 32 – Union-busting … Continue reading

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